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Engineering Students Create 1,500-Pound Rubik's Cube

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.14.2017 | Weird News

Squaring off against this Rubik’s Cube is a huge undertaking ― it weighs 1,500 pounds. University of Michigan engineering students on Thursday unv...

Guy Tries To Solve Rubik's Cube Faster Than Usain Bolt Runs 100 Meters

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.17.2016 | Sports

Wait, you missed Usain Bolt’s closest race of the Olympic Games? It didn’t happen entirely on the track. Watch Anthony Brooks attempt to solve a R...

Watch This Robot Solve A Rubik’s Cube In A Record 2.39 Seconds

Singularity University | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 12.07.2015 | World

There are some tasks to which robots and AI are far inferior to humans. We focus on these skills because they separate us from the machines. And when ...

This Teen Needed 5 Seconds To Prove He's Smarter Than All Of Us

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 11.24.2015 | Sports

Would you mind taking the time to say this sentence out loud, pretty please? That probably took you about 4.9 seconds, aka the amount of time it took ...

Someone Give This Rubik's Cube-Solving Skydiver A Chill Pill

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 09.09.2015 | Sports

For some people, like myself, the rush of opening Netflix and getting into bed is enough for a typical day. Such was not life for the man in the abov...

Rubik's Cube Champion On Whether Puzzles And Intelligence Are Linked

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.23.2015 | Sports

Over the weekend, Feliks Zemdegs of Australia took home his second straight Rubik’s Cube world title at the 2015 Rubik’s Cube World Championship i...

Here’s 2-Time Rubik’s Cube World Champion Feliks Zemdegs Solving The Puzzle In 5.7 Seconds

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.20.2015 | Sports

For the second straight year, Feliks Zemdegs of Australia has won the Rubik’s Cube world title. The 19-year-old solved a three-by-three Rubik’s c...

How Many of These TED Talks From the '80s Do You Remember?

Melissa Sher | Posted 05.12.2015 | Women
Melissa Sher

Dancing raisins want to teach the rest of us about a good night's sleep. Why this hairdresser thinks everyone needs a perm.

DeStorm Power Shows Off Insane Rubik's Cube Power

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.22.2015 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Rap artist and Vine king DeStorm Power is handsome, hilarious, and huge on the Tube. His 2011 "How to Solve a Rubik's Cube" rap started as a challenge from a fan and ended in triumph for DeStorm, in the form of more than 3.8 million views and counting, proving his sweet rhymes can take any lesson from boring to bangin'.

Enter the PlayMatrix

David Kleeman | Posted 12.23.2014 | Business
David Kleeman

The Internet added interactivity to the equation, and now the pace of change is accelerating -- mobile, tablets, wearable technology, increasing interaction between digital and physical play.

How One Rubik's Cube United People In 11 Countries

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 08.18.2014 | Travel

How many people does it take to solve a Rubik's Cube? While it usually only takes one skilled solver, a recent college graduate decided to invite near...

Inspirational Illusion: The Art of Hard Work

Raymmar Tirado | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Raymmar Tirado

For so long I have pretended to be able to solve a Rubik's Cube when in reality, all I was doing was looking for a specific set of patterns and then executing a memorized sequence of moves in order to make the cube whole again.

WATCH: Can Rubik's Cube Champ Solve Puzzle Blindfolded?

The Huffington Post | Buck Wolf | Posted 06.25.2014 | Weird News

Happy birthday, Rubik's Cube! Forty years ago, Hungarian architecture professor Erno Rubik unveiled the plastic puzzle that would become the best-s...

My Cornell Reunion: Parting the Big Red Seas of Time

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 08.24.2014 | College
Randee Mia Berman

OK, I admit it. I'm a sap for nostalgia. So when my 40th college reunion reminder popped up in the email, I bolted into reverse. Who wouldn't want to "Reflect, Rekindle, Reconnect" -- words the Notable Class Reunion Chairs cooed in their beckoning letters to the alums.

WATCH: Champ's Rubik's Cube Skill Will Blow Your Mind

Posted 06.23.2014 | Weird News

This guy can solve a Rubik's cube with his eyes closed. Anthony Brooks is North America's Rubik's cube champion. To celebrate the cube's 40th anniv...

You'll Waste Your Whole Day On This Rubik's Cube Google Doodle

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.19.2014 | Technology

Expect workplace productivity to plunge today as everyone who ends up on the Google homepage -- basically, everyone -- starts playing with a digital R...

Building Transformed Into Giant Rubik's Cube Will Make You Feel Even Worse About Your Rubik's Skills

Posted 11.29.2013 | Arts

Rubik's cubes are hard. Although we've never tried one, we'd guess that building-size Rubik's cubes are even harder. This morning we're wrapping our m...

Daft Punk + Rubik's Cube = Magic!

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.14.2013 | Weird News

Chances are at some point you've seen a 'lyrics video.' While the level of artistry involved in these works has definitely improved over the years, th...

It's Official: Largest Rubik's Cube Mural Is Awesome

Posted 02.19.2013 | Arts

How many Rubik's cubes does it take to make the world's largest cube-tastic mural, you ask? Well, it's 85,794 cubes, to be exact. The puzzle of choice...

'Solve' Rubik's Cube In A Snap (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.08.2013 | College

Impress fellow students and friends by solving Rubik's Cube -- or at least by appearing to solve it. Matt Parker's now-viral YouTube video guide shows...

The Snuggie And 10 Other Surprising Product Fads

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 08.22.2012 | Small Business

What does it take to make a hit product? If past fads are any indication, it takes a little bit of everything: a dash of inspiration, the swell of a s...

WATCH: World Record For Solving Rubik’s Cube Blindfolded Broken By Young Hungarian

Posted 03.05.2012 | Science

Think Rubik’s cubes are child’s play? Maybe so, but they’re also an obsession for computer scientists who specialize in so-called “search and ...

Toy Theory -- Part II: More Business Tips From Classic Toys

Matt Cohen | Posted 04.14.2012 | Business
Matt Cohen

Toy Fair -- the game and toy industry's annual expo -- is here once again, so I thought I'd take another look at what businesses can learn from classic toys.

WATCH: Funniest Viral Videos Of The Day

Posted 12.25.2011 | Comedy

Today's Urlesque Show draws from all parts of the viral video spectrum, so you're in for a well-rounded minute. First there's the vintage Humane S...

WATCH: You Can't Do This

Posted 12.25.2011 | Comedy

Most people would be impressed to meet someone who could juggle or solve Rubik's Cubes, but David Calvo can do both at the same time. This video, whic...